Better Than Yogurt Chia Pudding Recipe

Yield: 2 cups


  • 1½ cups Homemade Almond Milk (recipe in our book)
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 1½ TB. honey
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Pinch sea salt


In a medium bowl, combine Homemade Almond Milk, chia seeds, honey, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and sea salt. Let sit and soak at room temperature for 20 minutes, or cover and refrigerate overnight for a yummy breakfast the next day.

Variation: If you like, substitute a commercial unsweetened nut milk or hemp seed milk for the Homemade Almond Milk.

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Mmalletz, posted on June 5, 2015

yummy and keeps things moving (if you know what I mean). Also I find less milk means less slimy. I've also added raw cocoa a small amount of GF oatmeal, and blueberries

tinnageneve, posted on May 9, 2015

I find that in 1 tablespoon of chia seeds for steeped over night in 1 dl of almond or oat milk with cinnamon, ginger and cardamom, is enough for someone who does not have a huge appetite in the morning.

As an egg substitute in recipes, use 1 tablespoon of grinded chia seeds to 3 tablespoons of water, steep for 10min.

sein16, posted on April 28, 2015

I add chia to my smoothies, but I tried to eat this for breakfast, and could only get down one spoonful before I gave up. Just too slimy for my taste. Luckily, my pet rat LOVES it, so I've been giving small amounts to her as a treat :D

MariaT@GTV, posted on April 30, 2015

Hi @SEIN16. Did you soak your chia seeds, or add them right before blending? I don't soak mine, so the texture is less slimy this way. I do think the chia seeds give me a burst of energy, which I can always use.

jmosher1, posted on April 22, 2015

I think I will try this for tomorrow morning .... I find that if I drink a smoothie (32 oz is more than I can handle) then I don't want to eat anything for many many hours... for me it will probably have to be one or the other not both.

This is great as it gets me thinking about what is going in my mouth...

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